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Written by Peter David and Robin Furth, art and cover by Jae Lee and Richard Isanove, sketch variant cover by Lee, variant cover by Joe Quesada.

"The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed." With those words, millions of readers were introduced to Stephen King's Roland -- an implacable gunslinger in search of the enigmatic Dark Tower, powering his way through a dangerous land filled with ancient technology and deadly magic. Now, in a comic book personally overseen by King himself, Roland's past is revealed! This series delves deep into Roland's origins -- the perfect introduction to this incredibly realized world, while long-time fans will thrill to adventures merely hinted at in the novels. Be there for the very beginning of a modern classic of fantasy literature!

48 pages, $3.99.



Written by Mike Carey, pencils by Mark Brooks, cover by Salvador Larroca.

"Diablo," part 1 of 4. The F.F. are pulled into a madman's scheme when those closest to them are drawn back through time as a lure to get the foursome to follow. And what awaits them in the years 1483 is a man with a quest to change the world -- literally. Meet the alchemist supreme: Ultimate Diablo! And his plans for the Fantastic Four aren't pretty.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils by Mark Bagley, cover by Bagley and Richard Isanove.

"The Clone Saga: Epilogue." Young Peter Parker must pick up the pieces of his life and face a series of terrifying questions: Will Aunt May survive her heart attack? What plans does Nick Fury have for Gwen Stacy? Is Peter being drawn back to MJ, or will he stay with Kitty Pryde? What about the mysterious Spider Woman? The answers will shock you.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 14.


Written by Robert Kirkman, pencils and cover by Yanick Paquette.

"Aftermath," part 1 of 2. After the devastating events of the previous few issues, the X-Men must deal with their loss and move forward...but is everything as it seems? And how will the X-Men's foes react to their emerging status quo? Who lives? Who leaves? And what is...the Shadow King?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Mike Carey, pencils and cover by Brandon Peterson.

Despite the efforts of the alien Vision, the unimaginably powerful Gah Lak Tus module draws into its core the energies of the A.I.M. orbital research station and then makes landfall on Earth. And this lone instrument may accomplish what countless of its robotic brethren could not -- the utter destruction of our helpless planet.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.



Written by J. Michael Straczynski, pencils and cover by Ron Garney.

"Back in Black," Part 1. Look what someone found in their closet! Reeling in the aftermath of the Civil War that's wracked the Marvel Universe, Peter Parker has got plenty of reasons to consider a change of wardrobe. Black is his state of mind. But the worst is yet to come for Spider-Man. Get on board here, True Believer, as we gear up for an event that will forever change the life of your favorite web-slinger. There IS no going back.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Peter David, pencils by Todd Nauck, cover by Mike Wieringo.

The secrets of the alternate Uncle Ben begin to be revealed, but not before the Sandman attacks!

32 pages, $2.99. in stores on Feb. 14.


Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, pencils and cover by Angel Medina.

"The Strange Case Of..." part 1 of 3. The War has ended, but the fallout continues. As Spider-Man and his family get used to the new status quo...other Spider-Men begin appearing all over the city. Younger, less-experienced versions of our web-spinning hero, causing havoc wherever they go. Who's creating these arachnid dopplegangers and why? And will Peter Parker be able to stop them, and whoever's behind them, before more lives are lost? Including the life of one of his star students?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 14.


Written by Sean McKeever, penciled by Terrell Bobbett, cover by Marcelo Dichiara.

The bi-monthly action begins with an all-new feature-length tale starring Spider-Man's alien costume and guest-starring the Sandman! Peter Parker would love nothing more than to get a good night's sleep, but his sleek, symbiotic suit has plans of its own...and no one is gonna get in its way! Also - A bonus all-new 10-page story featuring a special surprise guest! PLUS - A heaping helping of classic Spidey stories!

104 pages, $4.99.


Written by Tom DeFalco, art and cover by Ron Frenz.

It's bad enough that the Hobgoblin, the Black Tarantula and Mad Dog are vying for the lethal legacy of Wilson Fisk, the former Kingpin of Crime, Mayday Parker has to face Simone DeSantos in a school debate and Jimmy Yama launches his comic book by introducing an all-new Spider-Girl to the public.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Sean McKeever, pencils and cover by Takeshi Miyazawa.

What has Peter Parker been trying to hide from his friends all this time? The answer may (or may not) shock you! Plus, Liz makes a decision that will send shockwaves throughout Mary Jane's circle of friends. Don't you dare miss this issue!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Marc Sumerak, pencils and cover by Gurihuru.

New York City isn't just the center of the Marvel Universe; it's also the center of the fashion universe. And when those high-energy worlds collide, an old foe stands ready to tear Spider-Man and Power Pack apart at the seams. It's a terrifying tale sure to get your fashion sense tingling!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 4.


Written, art and cover by Kaare Andrews.

It's siblings vs. symbiotes as Spider-Man and Power Pack find themselves up against a new enemy they never expected -- one of their own teammates! Has sweet little Katie Power finally gone to the dark side...and if so, will she ever want to come back?! Find out in the spine-tingling conclusion to this team-up tale!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.



Written by Brian Michael Bendis and Warren Ellis, art and cover by Marc Silvestri.

The post war Marvel Universe begins here! The war is over! Let the healing begin! This all-new special written by Brian Bendis, especially for Marc Silvestri, debuts the all new Iron Man, Omega Flight, Mighty Avengers, New Avengers and with a special chapter written by Warren Ellis...Thunderbolts! Each chapter is an important all-new prologue for each of these huge new series and sets up the radically altered landscape that makes up the post-Civil War Marvel Universe!

64 pages, $4.99.


Written by Paul Jenkins, art by Ramon Bachs, cover by John Watson.

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32 pages, $2.99.


Written by John Rhett Thomas.

As one of the most important events in Marvel history winds down, Marvel Spotlight will be on hand to ask and answer the most important question of the post-Civil War era: Where do we go from here? We'll examine every title touched by the clash between Marvel heroes and every new title with its origins in Civil War -- including Iron Man, Captain America, Fantastic Four, Mighty Avengers, Thunderbolts, Omega Flight and more! With interviews and preview material from the writers, artists and editors charged with picking up the pieces and moving forward, this edition of Marvel Spotlight will bring you the final analysis on Civil War, in addition to a complete checklist of all the upcoming CW collections!

48 pages, $2.99.


Written by Anthony Flamini and Ronald Byrd, cover by Ed McGuinness, additional art by Scott Kolins.

The final shots have been fired. The Civil War has ended. A victor has emerged. Now, S.H.I.E.L.D. has prepared the Battle Damage Report, an intelligence dossier assessing the impact of the war and the dangers the nation still faces. Battle Damage Report provides a closing chapter to Civil War and a glimpse of the new status quo of the Marvel Universe!

64 pages, $3.99.


Written by Reginald Hudlin, penciled by Koi Turnbull, cover by Michael Turner.

"Foreign Affairs," part 3 -- official tie-in to Civil War. Classified information.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Ed Brubaker, pencils and cover by Steve Epting, variant cover by Bryan Hitch.

Classified information!

48 pages, $3.99.


Written by Daniel Knauf and Charles Knaug, penciled by Patrick Zircher, cover by Adi Granov, variant cover by Gerald Parel.

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32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Leinil Yu.

The New Avengers return! And they are bringing superstar artist Leinil Yu with them!! But who are the New Avengers and what are they doing post-Civil War? Plus the return of Ronin! It's Ronin versus Elektra for control of the Japanese underworld!

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Warren Ellis, art by Mike Deodato, cover by Marko Djurdjevic, variant cover by Ariel Olivetti.

"Faith in Monsters," Part 2 of 6. The new Thunderbolts embark on a manhunt for Captain America's old sidekick, Jack Flag. Can Jack survive against the raw power of Venom and the cunning of Moonstone? And what has he done to deserve being hunted down? Plus, discover how Songbird ended up a low-ranking member on the team she used to run.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Daniel Way, penciled by Javier Saltares and Mark Texeira, cover by Arthur Suydam.

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Illinois," part 1 of 5. In a small town northeast of Chicago, people are losing their heads...literally. The sheriff of this sleepy little town firmly believes he's found the culprit‹a scruffy drifter found sleeping in the bushes with blood on his clothes and no believable explanation for where he was and what he was doing when the murders occurred. He even gave the sheriff a fake name: "Johnny Blaze." But the identity of the true culprit is even more macabre: Lucifer has taken up residence in a new host ­ a casualty of Civil War who's bound to raise eyebrows! And what does this all have to do with Civil War?

32 pages, $2.99.


Cover by Leinil Yu.

Thirty-six posters showcasing the art of war!

72 pages, $5.99.


Written by Marc Guggenheim, penciled by Howard Chaykin, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

You asked for it! At long last, Blade comes face to face with his father! Who is this mysterious man? And what dark secret does he hold? The answers can be found in this special self-contained issue!

32 page, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Joe Casey, penciled by Will Rosado, cover by Dave Johnson.

In the aftermath of the wildest wedding in the Marvel Universe, Hank Pym's future as an Avenger is in doubt. Meanwhile, the infamous Wakandan Death Tiger makes his move on the Black Panther... and the Super-Adaptoid returns for the final showdown in the streets of Manhattan!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.


Written by J. Michael Strazynski, pencils and cover by Tommy Lee Edwards.

The ripple effects continue through JMS and Tommy Lee Edwards' alternate Marvel Universe. What strange twist will lead to the creation of the Spider-Man, who will replace Steve Rogers as the new Iron Man and what monumental presence threatens the very existence of humanity?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Ed Brubaker, penciled by John Paul Leon, cover by John Romita Sr.

A special stand-alone issue, and a perfect jumping-on point for new readers! Milla and Matt have been reunited, but the things he's been through - prison, and then life on the run -- have changed him. And now, in the days after the Marvel Civil War, being Daredevil is even more dangerous than it was before Matt got taken down. Can their relationship survive the new obstacles that have been placed in their way? Can "Blind Love" conquer all? Written by Ed Brubaker, with art by John Paul Leon, and featuring a special cover by Marvel Comics Legend John Romita Sr!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Brian Vaughan, pencils and cover by Marcos Martin.

In this shocking finale, Doctor Strange's new arch-enemy forces him to make an impossible choice between saving millions of lives or the life of Strange's best friend.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Neil Gaiman, pencils and variant cover by John Romita Jr., cover by Rick Betty.

Six issues weren't enough for the tale of Ikaris and his fellow Eternals! Who are these strange figures? Why are they here? And what does this mean to Iron Man, registration and the Civil War? The Eternals cannot be ignored.

32 pages, $3.99.


Written, pencils and cover by Alan Davis.

The Mole Man! Ronan the Accuser! Diablo! The Mad Thinker! Annihilus! As the four members of the fractured family are drawn back together by a web of intrigue, these villains and more will stand against them -- with the future of humanity itself at stake!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Garth Ennis, pencils and cover by Clayton Crain.

"Trail of Tears," Part 1. Here it is -- the prequel to Garth Ennis and Clayton Crain's smash hit Ghost Rider: Road to Damnation! Travis Parham thought he'd seen hell. As a lieutenant in the Confederate Army, he stood neck-deep in muck and blood, surrounded by the whistle of hot shrapnel and men's screams. Two years later, Parham has carved a new life for himself, doing his best to forget the depravity that lurks in the pits of men's souls. Now, Parham's tranquil world is about to be rudely interrupted. Up from the depths comes a force of nature that transcends his wildest dreams -- a fiery wraith that knows a thing or two about evil, and even more about vengeance.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Al Rio and Tom Palmer, cover by Billy Tucci and Mark Sparacio.

Marvel's strangest team of heroes find themselves trapped in the hull of a ship with a bomb as the Grim Reaper plans to blow up the Statue of Liberty and take the Heroes for Hire with it! But why? What nefarious plan could he have up his sleeve? He's evil, so does it matter? He has to be stopped! Also, someone dies in this issue! No kidding. As if that wasn't enough to make your merry Marvel month, here comes the return of villains no one asked for! The Horrific Headmen have a special surprise for the hapless Humbug!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Greg Pak, penciled by Aaron Lopresti.

"Planet Hulk: Allegiance," part 3. Armies clash and titans smash as the Green Scar and the Red King throw down over Crown City! It's the fight we've all been waiting for -- after 10 epic issues in the "Planet Hulk" saga, the Hulk and the Emperor finally meet again. But will this savage showdown between the Hulk's rage and the Emperor's ruthlessness lead to the liberation -- or total destruction -- of the Hulk, his crew, and the people and planet of Sakaar?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 4.


Written by Ed Brubaker and Matt Fraction, pencils by David Aja and Travel Foreman, cover by Gabriele Dell'Otto.

Go behind the scenes on the new ongoing series! This bonus edition reprints Immortal Iron Fist #1 and the 8-page Iron Fist story from Civil War: Choosing Sides, plus extras!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Adam Warren, pencils and cover by Brian Denham.

As armor-piercing destruction bears down on Iron Man at eight times the speed of sound, the high-tech secret at the heart of Tony Stark's latest reinvention of his powered suit is finally revealed... and still another set of mysterious enemies, far faster and deadlier than even the new and improved Iron Man, are likewise closing in for the cybernetic kill!

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Robert Kirkman, pencils and cover by Phil Hester.

It's Ant-Man versus Ant-Man for the right to be the one-true Ant-Man! You won't believe your eyes as Eric O'Grady dons the Ant-Man suit to defend his right to be Ant-Man! Ant-Man has come along to take away Eric's Ant-Man suit so he can't be Ant-Man! But Eric wants to be Ant-Man and will fight to be Ant-Man! Which Ant-Man will win? Which Ant-Man will lose?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Brian Reed, pencils by Roberto De La Torre, cover by Greg Horn.

The seeds of Ms. Marvel's upcoming new status quo are planted here! Killer robots! Contagious zombies! Impatient teen side-kicks! Could it get any worse for Carol Danvers? You bet -- because as our heroine battles the cybernetic psychopath known as the Doomsday Man, she learns a terrifying truth about herself! All this, plus Araņa and Wonder Man.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 14.


Written by Charlie Huston, art and cover by David Finch.

"Midnight Sun," part 2. Only three months back on the job, and they're crawling out of the woodwork. The gangsters and hoods with old axes to grind -- them you expected, but not this guy: Someone who knows you, someone who wants your undivided attention and is willing to do anything to get it. And certainly not the fugitive Captain America, who shows up at your doorstep, wanting a word. Maybe he thinks he can harness all your excess energy into something useful...something that can aid him in his grudge match with Tony Stark? Maybe this war is worth winning at any cost? And you get to thinking...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Warren Ellis, penciled by Salvador Larroca.

"Mathematics." The White Event. The most startling celestial phenomenon ever witnessed by the human race. The phenomenon that served as the backdrop for the Latvian landslip that unearthed the very tomb archeologist Len Carson was searching for. The tomb's discovery was such an unlikelihood that it begs the question: Was its emergence during the White Event merely a coincidence?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Jeph Loeb, pencils and cover by Rob Liefeld, variant cover by J. Scott Campbell.

The biggest action in comics keeps getting bigger! What's happened to the Earth? Where have the Heroes Reborn heroes come from?!? Humanity's greatest scourge -- Onslaught -- is on the rise...and he's setting the stage to become a major player in the Marvel Universe! You'd better read this issue in your car, because you're gonna need a seatbelt!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Matt Fraction, art and cover by Mike Deodato.

"Small Wake for a Tall Man." In the ashes of Civil War comes this modest service for its tallest victim -- the stainless steel sultan of stretch, Stilt Man! In a sleazy pub, Frank Castle's first super-victim is laid out on the tables, his life and legacy celebrated by a veritable who's who of Marvel villains that come to pay their respects, not just for a fallen friend, but for a lost way of life. Raise a glass, friends, and join us in this year's must-see funeral! Even Spider-Man's gonna be there!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Dan Slott, penciled by Rick Burchett, cover by Greg Horn.

"Planet Without a Hulk," part 2 of 4. "When the Hulk's away... SHE-HULK SMASH!" It's more two-fisted action as She-Hulk, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., faces off against Hulk-rogues around the globe! And this time she's brought some company: the one and only Wolverine! That's right, true believers! It's Green Genes and the Ol'Canucklehead in a tag-team like no other! So get ready for a smashin', slashin' slugfest that'll leave you cryin' for your mama, cryin' for more, and cryin' WEN-DI-GO!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by David Hine, penciled by Frazer Irving, cover by John Watson.

Deep beneath the Pentagon the O*N*E is experimenting on the captured Inhumans with horrifying results. On Attilan, while pressure builds for all-out war on humankind, Quicksilver's young daughter Luna uses her developing powers of empathy to probe the dark corners inside the mind of Black Bolt's brother, Maximus the Mad.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Marc Guggenheim, pencils and cover by Paul Gulacy.

The smackdown of the century continues! How was Nighthawk able to clean Hyperion's clock last issue, anyway? The mystery deepens as we see things from Nighthawk's perspective in this action-packed ripped-from-the-headlines story.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Fabian Nicieza, pencils and cover by Tom Grummett.

He is the last of 13, taught for his entire life that he was born better. A Zemo by blood is a superior person. So then why has he always failed? Now, having been sent hurtling through time, Baron Helmut Zemo will have a chance to encounter the truth of his family as it happened in the past -- when he comes face to face with the first of his family line, the legendary Baron Harbin Zemo! But how much of what we know of our family history is truth and how much has been embellished by the perspective of time? Can Zemo find a way to escape his situation or will he choose to stay trapped in time if it means preventing his family lineage from a legacy of failure?

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Tamora Pierce and Timothy Liebe, penciled by Phil Briones, cover by David Mack.

"A Hero's Compulsion," part 4 of 6. Black eyes, broken jaws, and multiple-fractured limbs---Angela del Toro aka White Tiger keeps on dishing out pain with a vengeance to the felons of New York City. She is still in hot pursuit of the murder-for-profit crime syndicate Chaeyi. Plus, Sano Orii and the all-new deadly Cobra have confronted her at every answer's turn, so far. And much like any hotshot rookie, Del Toro has to deal with unwanted public exposure, compliments of the Daily Bugle. If masked life wasn't bruising or brutal enough, Angela gets mauled by a vicious-but-familiar villain; "enjoys" a little bit of qualitytime-- sparring -- with the one-and-only Luke Cage; and finally, catches a break with a solid lead on Chaeyi. Too bad, an all-out battle with Cobra leaves her a bloody mess on a rooftop. Welcome to the jungle! Is White Tiger going to die?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Peter David, art and cover by Andrew Currie.

"My Fair Super Hero." The Mighty Avengers star's solo series heats up as Wonder Man, Ms. Marvel, and Beast begin in earnest to try and rehabilitate super-assassin Ladykiller -- but what has she got to say about it? Who's pulling whose strings...and more importantly, why? Loyalties are put to the test and motivations are questioned, as only Peter David & Andre Currie can do it!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Mike Carey and Skottie Young, penciled by Greg Land and Young, cover by Land.

In the first of three high-octane horror comic one-shots, Werewolf by Night returns to the Marvel Universe! This shocking story by is a powerful, brutally terrifying tale that will redefine Jacob Russel forever! And as if that wasn't enough ­ join writer/artist Skottie Young in a no-holds-barred look at the afterlife of the Monster of Frankenstein! It's destined to keep you sleeping with your lights on...till the upcoming Legion of Monsters: Morbius and Legion of Monsters: Man-Thing!

32 pages, $2.99.



Written by Jeff Parker, penciled by Juan Santacruz, cover by Cameron Stewart.

In the year two thousand and six did the veiled kingdom of Avalon reappear in the New World. The magical realm is defended by the legendary and unbeatable Black Knight. Be there any heroes brave enough to challenge its queen, Morgan Le Fay? Then let these Avengers speak!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Fred Van Lente, art by Cory Hamscher, cover by Patrick Scherberger.

Featuring the fearsome debut of Venom to the Adventures Universe! Spider-Man realizes he has to get rid of his new black costume -- but the costume isn't going to go without a fight!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Fred Van Lente, pencils by Clay Mann, cover by Carlo Pagulayan.

The creatures of Monster Isle have finally overthrown and exiled the Mole Man. And for their new leader they recruit the bravest, noblest monster they know ... the Thing!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

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Written by Fabian Nicieza, pencils by Reilly Brown, cover by Skottie Young.

He's a rough n' ready lumbering tank with a great big mad-on for the Merc With A Mouth. The last time these two faced off, Deadpool turned Rhino into a keychain. What happens when Deadpool tracks down Spidey's favorite rawhide in order to make amends for past misdeeds?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Chris Claremont, penciled and cover by Paul Pelletier.

While Psylocke is welcomed to the team through mortal combat with Sabretooth, Blink finds herself up against an army of Hand warriors and the Madam Hydra of this world is revealed to be...let's just say the gang is in for stormy weather.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Chris Claremont, art by Scot Eaton, covers by Salvador Larroca.

"Fallen Friend," Part 1 & 2. Chris Claremont makes his triumphant return to New Excalibur with one of the most personal stories of his career. One of the team's members suddenly succumbs to an all-too-real tragedy. The team must pull together and care for their fallen friend while their own lives fall to pieces.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, pencils and cover by Paco Medina.

"Mercury Falling," part 3 of 4. As Mercury's torture continues, X-23 and Hellion discover the horrific agenda behind their teammate's abduction. What is Predator X? The New X-Men are about to find out in the most painful way possible as they put it all on the line to save their friend from the Facility that created X-23. The fallout from ŒX-23: Target X' continues here!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Jeph Loeb, art by Simone Bianchi and Ed McGuinness, cover by Bianchi.

"Evolution," part 2. The biggest, best and, quite possibly, last battle between Wolverine and Sabretooth! These sworn foes have been locked in an endless grudge match that goes back longer than either can remember -- or even imagine. The key to victory is eons old, and it's certain to rock their world. It's time for round two -- at thirty thousand feet. As Logan and Creed continue to up the ante on their latest death match, a third party lurks outside the ring. An entity whose power, guile and sheer iron will is unlike anything either has encountered.

32 pages, $2.99. in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Daniel Way, penciled by Steve Dillon, cover by Joe Quesada, variant cover by Arthur Suydam.

"Swift and Terrible," part 2 of 5. Having finally seen his face, Wolverine sets out to rescue his son from the grasp of the shadow society that once enslaved him. But Loganšs son doesnšt want to be saved -- he wants revenge...against Logan, the father who abandoned him.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Ed Brubaker, pencils by Clayton Henry, cover by John Watson.

"The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire," part 9 of 12. Now begins the fall of the Shi'ar Empire! Vulcan and Deathbird have started their coup and they brought help: former mad emperor, D'Ken!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 7.


Written by Peter David, penciled by Pablo Raimondi.

James Maddocks: A good man. A family man. A man of God, who opens the door in his Minnesota home one day to discover himself face-to-face with his "maker"--Jamie Madrox, the Multiple Man, come to remove the runaway dupe from the home and life he's created for himself. How far will Maddocks go to save his existence...and will Jamie be willing to destroy Maddocks' life in order to be whole once more?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 17.

X-MEN #196

Written by Mike Carey, pencils and cover by Humberto Ramos.

"Primary Infection," part 3 of 3. The X-Men confront Pandemic and the Plague Dogs, but too late to stop Rogue from being infected with strain 88. How desperate do you have to be when Sabretooth is your ace in the hole? And will the cure turn out to be worse than the disease?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 17.


Written by Jeff Parker, penciled by Roger Cruz, cover by Marko Djurdjevic.

They walk among us in a world that hates and fears them. They could be the girl next door, or that college student who works at the coffee shop, appearing perfectly normal, yet possessing bizarre powers. What? No, not mutants--we're talking about Skrulls.

32 pages, $2.99.

X-23: TARGET X #3

Written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, pencils and cover by Mike Choi and Sonia Oback.

X-23's bloody past continues to unfold, and the man called Wolverine is haunting her every step of the way! What is Trigger Scent, and what are the Facilityšs plans to re-capture X-23? And what does the Kingpin of Crime have to do with it? Captain America and Daredevil are along for the ride as X-23 digs her claws deeper into the Marvel Universe, and not everyone is going to make it out alive

32 pages, $2.99.



Written by Alexander Irvine, penciled by Russell Braun, finishes by Klaus Janson, cover by Arthur Suydam.

"Equinox," Part 5 of 5. It all comes down to this. Trapped between Hell and a hot place, Daimon Hellstorm unveils his trap -- and teaches his old man a thing or two in the process.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.


Written by Garth Ennis, penciled by Goran Parlov, cover by Shawn Martinborough.

What? You didnšt actually think that a load of buckshot to the chest in shark-infested waters was gonna put him down for good, did you? The Punisheršs wildest foe is back -- give or take a few boy parts -- this time hešs embarking on a solo mission: playing bodyguard to the son of a dangerous mob boss. Should be a breeze for a guy who went toe-to-toe with Frank Castle and lived to tell about it, right? Guess again. Junior is a hemophiliac -- and every crime syndicate in the country canšt wait to take a shot at him as payback to his dad. To survive, Barracuda will have to navigate hitmen, corrupt cops, black ops, a Central American strongman, and rescue a damsel in distress.

32 pages, $3.99.


Written by Paul Cornell, penciled by Manuel Garcia, cover by Trevor Hairsine.

There's a dragon running the Welsh mob. And that's not a metaphor. A fire-breathing, giant lizard is running the mob and the Welsh police can't handle it. This falls under the purview of Pete Wisdom and MI 13. And they're calling in some extra help to handle this problem as Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu shows up in this issue!

32 pages, $3.99.



Written by Ed Brubaker, art and cover by Sean Phillips.

The first arc, "Coward," concludes. Leo has been backed into a corner, and though his experience and his survival instincts tell him to try to find a peaceful way out, something has been awakened inside the man most consider a coward. Something that he's kept buried almost 20 years...His rage. But will it destroy him along with the men he aims it at?

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Brian Michael Bendis, pencils and cover by Michael Avon Oeming.

Homicide detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim investigate murders specific to superhero cases, and they both have a secret: They both have powers.

32 pages, $2.99.

Chronicles of Narnia Replicas from Master Replicas



Written by Laurell K. Hamilton, adpated by Stacie M. Ritchie, pencils and covers by Brett Booth.

Anita Blake has become deeply involved in a murder mystery that threatens to shake the foundations of the vampire underworld of St. Louis, and she's not about to let the roadblocks she's encountered thus far stop her from solving the case. But she won't be able to do it alone - she's going to need the help of Phillip, a vampire junkie who can help her gain access to people and places she'd never be able to enter on her own. including a special vampire party where hunters like herself are definitely not welcome.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Orson Scott Card, adapted by Roland Bernard Brown, pencils by Miguel Montenegro and cover by Nova Studio.

Alvin and his brother Measure have been rescued by the Shawn-Nee leader Ta-Kumsaw, but they're not headed home yet. First, Ta-Kumsaw must bring them to see his brother, Tenskwa-Tawa, the Red Prophet, so that Alvin can learn the truth of his destiny as a maker. But the Red Prophet makes another prophecy as well - that soon, White Man will rise up against Red, and the world will change forever because of it. Can Alvin stop this terrible thing from happening?

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Raymond E. Feist, adapted by Michael Avon Oeming and Bryan J.L. Glass, pencils by Ryan Stegman, cover by Brett Booth.

The Riftwar has begun! Pug and Tomas travel with a party sent to Elvandar to consult the elven queen about the invading Tsurani. But their path is fraught with peril, and they'll have other problems along the way, like raiding parties from the moredhel, better known as the Brotherhood of the Dark Path.

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Monte Cook, pencils by Luiz Lira, cover by Canaan White.

The Iron Mage is a legendary figure in the realm of Ptolus, an enigmatic character who works for his own interests and sides with whomever he likes. This concerns Sheva Callister, who has temporarily allied herself with him as she continues her unwinding quest to recover a brooch and to extract revenge on the mysterious figure who set her up and killed her ghostly partner. But is the Iron Mage truly on her side. or does he have some hidden agenda?

32 pages, $2.99.


Written by Orson Scott Card, adapted by Jake Blake pencils and cover by Adriano Batista.

Patience is a slave in the court of King Oruc, the daughter of his most trusted advisor. She is also a highly skilled diplomat and assassin, two skills she'll need to put to use when her father dies. After all, Patience is the rightful heir to the throne, and the seventh seventh seventh daughter of her planet's first ruler. Someone who is destined to bring about the destruction of civilization as they know it and bring back the creatures known as the Wyrms. But can she survive long enough to fulfill her destiny? And does she even want to?

32 pages, $2.99.

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